Change your clock, change your smoke alarm battery

March 30, 2015Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents to change their smoke alarm batteries when turning their clocks back this Easter long weekend for the end of Daylight Savings. “I encourage everyone to heed the advice issued by Fire and Rescue NSW and replace the batteries in all their smoke alarms this Sunday 5 April,” said Wingecarribee...

Bowral Library to host HSC Essay Writing seminar

March 26, 2015Posted in: Events


With just a few months to go until this year’s enthusiastic group of year 12 students hit the books in preparation for their final HSC exams, Bowral Library is hosting a free HSC Skills and Essay Writing seminar. The event is the first in a range of HSC sessions that Wingecarribee Libraries facilitate to help...

Has your bin gone sightseeing?

March 26, 2015Posted in: Environment
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is urging residents to keep tabs on their bins after a spate of recent disappearances. “We don’t know if they’ve decided to go for a wander by themselves or they’ve just been picked up by mistake,” said Council’s Business Services Coordinator, Scott McAllan. “But what we do know is that their owners...

Local schools set to benefit from environment grants

March 19, 2015Posted in: Environment, Events
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A bush tucker garden, binoculars for a bird watching group and a recycling program are among the projects set to be funded at local primary schools by Wingecarribee Shire Council’s School Enviro-Assist Grants. With the support of Council’s Environment Levy, thirteen schools have been allocated funding totalling $7,730 to assist with a variety of environmental...

Council cracks down on Election posters

March 19, 2015Posted in: Community, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding people erecting posters and advertising for candidates in this month’s State Election of their responsibilities in the lead up to the March 28 poll. Wingecarribee Shire Council Senior Ranger Troy McGlynn said strict rules governed the distribution and display of electoral material. “The Parliamentary Electorates and Elections Act of 1912...